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- 20 August: Wenceslaus, Holy Roman Emperor, was deposed by the Prince-electors meeting at Lahneck Castle for "futility, idleness, negligence and ignobility". Wenceslaus never recognized this deposition.
- John Badby is the first person burned at the stake for heresy in England.
- 15 July: The Battle of Grunwald or 1st Battle of Tannenberg was fought during the Polish-Lithuanian-Teutonic War.
- 10 September: Sigismund was elected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire by three of the seven Prince-electors (Kurfürsten).
- 1 October: Jobst of Moravia, cousin to Sigismund, opposed Sigismund's claim to the Holy Roman Empire as he was elected by four of the Prince-electors.
- 18 January: Jobst of Moravia, Holy Roman Emperor, dies.
- 21 July: Sigismund is re-elected as Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, but his coronation is deferred until 1414.
- In the summer, the Hunger War or Famine War was fought between the allied Kingdom of Poland and Grand Duchy of Lithuania against the Teutonic Knights.
- 8 November: Holy Roman Emperor Sigismund's, coronation takes place at Aachen Cathedral.
- 6 July: After much controversy at the Council of Constance, John Huss is burned at the stake.
- 25 October: Henry V of England allies with Burgundy and defeats the French at the Battle of Agincourt; part of the Hundred Years War.
- 16 August: Wenceslaus, King of Bohemia, dies.
- 21 May: The Treaty of Troyes was signed in the French city of Troyes agreeing that Henry V of England and his heirs would inherit the throne of France upon the death of King Charles VI of France, disinheriting the Dauphin, Charles VII of France, his son.
- 26 May: During the reign of King James I of Scotland, The Football Act of 1424 is passed, entitled "Of playing at the fut ball", where it was made illegal and punishable by a fine of four pence for playing football.
- Jeanne d'Arc leads French forces to a victory against England in a battle of the Hundred Years War.
- 17 July: Charles VII of France crowned as the king of France in Reims.
- 6 November: Henry VI of England crowned as the king of England at Westminster Abbey.
- 20 May: Jeanne d'Arc burned at the stake for heresy in Rouen, France.
- 16 December: Henry VI of England crowned as the king of France at Notre Dame.
- 9 December: Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, dies.
- The Wars of the Roses rage.
- The Spanish Inquisition is established.
- Muslims and Jews are expelled from southern Spain after almost 800 years of Muslim rule.
- Christopher Columbus reaches Caribbean islands.
- Filippo Brunelleschi invents one-point perspective, leads innovation in Italian architecture
- Leonardo da Vinci, inventor and painter
- Henry VII, English King founds the Tudor dynasty
Inventions, Discoveries, Introductions
Some Groups That Cover This Period
- Pictures of 15th century Female Dress including burgundian - http://www.uvm.edu/~hag/sca/15th/index.html
- The golden crown of Queen Margaret - http://www.virtue.to/articles/margaret.html
- Some Clothing of the Middle Ages - http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~marc-carlson/cloth/bockhome.html